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Jennifer (Beech) Lohse, Esq,
ImagingBiz

On November 19, 2008, CMS issued the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for calendar year 2009. Consistent with the CMS trend of introducing substantive regulatory changes in payment rules, the MPFS Rule contained a number of significant revisions, including the closely watched anti-markup provisions applicable to diagnostic services other than

Radiology Business
The only constant is change is an apt mantra for the imaging industry over the past several years. For the second time in two years, CMS has proposed comprehensive changes in the anti-markup provision of the purchased diagnostic test rule (AMR) in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) regulations. The most significant of the 2008 finalized